GRE Word List

ENGULF

surround and swallow up

The meaning of the word engulf is surround and swallow up.

Random words

WordMeaning
moribunddying; at the point of death; CF. death
staidserious and sedate; sober; Ex. staid during the funeral ceremony
fugitivefleeting or transitory; lasting only a short time; roving(wandering); running away or fleeing as from the law; N: one who flees; Ex. fugitives at large
aboriginalbeing the first of its kind in a region; primitive; native; indigenous; N. aborigine
irremediableincurable; uncorrectable; impossible to remedy
depictportray
indissolublepermanent; impossible to dissolve or disintegrate
regenerationspiritual rebirth; Ex. regeneration of the prisoners; V. regenerate: give or obtain new life; reform spiritually
colanderutensil with perforated bottom used for straining
preciseexact